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Examples of how to use Google Earth in your classroom.

Examples of how to use Google Earth in your classroom.

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  • 1. Google EarthWhere do you want to go today?
  • 2. Google Earth Resources• Google Earth Resources• http://jenniferlwagner.weebly.com/google-earth.html
  • 3. 10 Reasons Why10. Totally changes "where I went on my summervacation" journal entry.9. Finetune in to images not easily visible on apaper map.8. Lesson plans, kmzs, and tutorials, that havebeen lined up with standards, are available!!7. Eliminates the need of flat, wall maps.6. Bring the locale of a book to life by use oftours. (IE Make Way For Ducklings, LittleHouse On the Prairie or for older students:Around the World in 80 days, Grapes of Wrath)
  • 4. 10 Reasons Why5. Make the world a smaller place. Create placemarksof family members, e-mail pals, etc.4. Ability to turn ANY lesson (geography, history,literature) into a more engaging and memorableexperience.3. Pre-Visit your upcoming field trip includingdistance and directions.2. Latitude and Longitude coordinates take on muchmore meaning and understanding.1. Visit locations (both present and past -- on earthand in space) that you and your students willprobably never see in a lifetime.
  • 5. New FeaturesRecord ToursJump Into GoogleMapsTime Slider3 ViewsMars
  • 6. KMZ’s & KML’sKMZ/KML FILESA KMZ or KML is a google earth landmark(s). Once youopen the KMZ, it immediately takes you to the location(s)in Google Earth. ( A KMZ file is simply a "zipped" KMLfile.)KML Gallery - http://earth.google.com/gallery/
  • 7. Overlays
  • 8. TimeLiner
  • 9. Google Ocean
  • 10. Google Marshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_mr-lDng7k
  • 11. Google Earth into Google MapsWashington, D.C.
  • 12. From Here To There
  • 13. WILD SANCTUARYhttp://earth.wildsanctuary.com/
  • 14. Flight Simulatorhttp://earth.google.com/intl/en/userguide/v4/flightsim/index.html
  • 15. Google Earth for iphone/itouchhttp://mashable.com/2008/10/27/google-earth-iphone/
  • 16. Sketch Uphttp://sketchup.google.com/•http://sketchup.google.com/vtutorials.html•http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/postlist.php/Cat/0/Board/EarthModels•http://www.sheetmetalguy.com/sketchup-books.htm•http://online.caup.washington.edu/courses/larc440/sketchup/sketchup_home.htm•http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/showthreaded.php/Cat/0/Number/418795/page/vc/vc/1•http://www.sketchucation.com/old/
  • 17. And Don’t Forget…•http://bbs.keyhole.com/ubb/ubbthreads.php/Cat/0•http://www.gearthblog.com/basics.html•http://earth.google.com/userguide/v4/Be Sure To Visithttp://www.googlelittrips.org/Google Earth In The News:http://www.poynter.org/column.asp?id=31&aid=164396
  • 18. Jen Wagnerprojectsbyjen@gmail.com